Live from The Garden with Ms. Smarty-Plants™

The Water Conservation Garden’s virtual real-time programming offers everything teachers love about our Garden field trip/assembly, only virtual. Take an adventure with Ms. Smarty-Plants™ to discover the magic of plants, our changing environments, and water capture for conservation!

Each virtual field trip includes a pre-recorded, lesson-specific video with
Ms. Smarty-Plants in the Garden, followed by in -person online classroom instruction. Lessons are paired with a vocabulary sheet and pre and post activities.  Lessons are NGSS and CA State Standards aligned. 

Designed for grades K-6.

Please select your class grade below to view our lesson plans & schedule your field trip!  


Cost: $250/ per class
Duration: 45 minutes
Available: Mondays-Fridays

Virtual Field Trip includes:

  • Ms. Smarty-Plants teaching directly to your students
  • Fun, pre-reordered virtual tour of The Water Conservation Garden
  • Engagement among students and breakout sessions for discussion
  • Pre and post resource activities
  • Hosted via ZOOM or platform of your choice. We can send a link or join your class!

Looking for help funding your virtual field trip?


Loved the program, loved all the education my students received and all the knowledgeable staff

Sue McKinnon - 5th Grade - Mendoza Elementary

I’ve been teaching 25 years and this was the best field trip! Awesome staff! Beautiful!

Sally Saltzstein 3rd Grade Teacher - Vista Grade Elementary


Purchase one of our Family Field Trips for your students to visit The Water Conservation Garden.